Demand Planning Manager

Greenwood, IN/Louisville, KY, United States (Würth Service Supply)

The Customer Demand Planning Manager ensures our company’s operations are timely, efficient, and cost-effective.


JOB DESCRIPTION

The Customer Demand Planning Manager ensures our company’s operations are timely, efficient, and cost-effective. The position will manage the forecasting team responsible for estimating future product demand, CPS bin management process, analyzing inventory flow, and developing forecast models. This position will be a part of our Sales Operations team and will work closely with customers and outside sales reps.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and implement demanding planning systems to meet goals and improve customer forecast accuracy
  • Lead forecasting and inventory planning meetings to assess potential sales forecasts and goals
  • Initiate programs or policies that maximize customer inventory turns, program efficiencies and identify slow moving items
  • Monitor sales trends by revenue for various customers.
  • Provide new business gap analysis from multiple data points
  • Monitor and report on important changes in sales forecasts, budgets, and business strategies
  • Analyze data for consistency, accuracy and quality.
  • Oversee staffing/recruiting/training of direct reports
  • Internalize company goals
  • Conduct performance reviews, coaching, and guidance to direct reports.
  • Troubleshoot issues threatening data integrity.
  • Other duties may be assigned

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QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Strong understanding of inventory control/purchasing processes and procedures.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel and query writing skills.
  • Technology aptitude to learn our inventory management platforms (SAP).
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to gain cooperation in goal attainment.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects.
  • Ability to work in a self-directed work environment with a sense of urgency.
  • Analytical ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Ability to define goals, seek information, and make recommendations with minimal supervision.

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES

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